Sound Destruction: HOW MANY BAND REFERENCES...

Wednesday, November 30, 2005

HOW MANY BAND REFERENCES...

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...can you find in this picture.

there are 75.

72 confirmed are now in the comment section

lets see how well you all can do. feel free to post em as you get them....maybe if you all work together you can get all 75.

p.s.tell your boss I am sorry for you not getting any work done today.

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FYI - the larger image has been reposted...sorry about the hold up

32 Comments:

Blogger nedhead said...

IN 30 seconds I got:
B-52's
Matchbox 20
Smashing Pumpkins

3 out of 75, not bad, no?

9:58 AM  
Blogger nedhead said...

oh, led zep, too
4, I am a musical savant......

9:59 AM  
Blogger Sar said...

I'm pathetic, I only got Smashing Pumpkins on first glance. I'll look some more when I get back home later, but you know I'm going to cheat off of the likes of Nedhead!

10:17 AM  
Blogger Maine said...

Thanks for ruining my work day. Compiling now...

10:18 AM  
Blogger Maine said...

In five minutes I got:
Dead Can Dance
Velvet Revolver
The Eagles
Garbage
Spoon
Matchbox 20
Lemonheads
Guns and Roses
Talking Heads
The Pixies
U2
Gorillaz
White Snake
Queen
The Scorpions
Scissor Sisters
Black Flag
The Smashing Pumpkins

10:24 AM  
Blogger Doug said...

Add Prince and Queen (foreground)
Madonna (store window)
The Eagles
Whitesnake
Deep Purple? (Building at back?)

11:30 AM  
Blogger Doug said...

Aw hell, Maine. I should have hit publish faster.

11:31 AM  
Blogger Doug said...

Did anyone get Kiss? I rock!

11:34 AM  
Blogger tlm said...

Blind Melon...

11:54 AM  
Blogger tlm said...

Cowboy Junkies...

11:56 AM  
Blogger nedhead said...

Silverspoon (also Spoon)
Nada Surf
Radiohead
Dinosaur Jr.
Mailmen (?)
Rolling Stones
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Ratt
Seal

That was my five minutes, can't match maine's prowess

2:10 PM  
Blogger Maine said...

Back for more...

Blur
Cypress Hill
The Cars
The Eels
Dead Kennedys


Dang, I want to see the answers already...

2:22 PM  
Blogger Sar said...

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5:24 PM  
Blogger Sar said...

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5:26 PM  
Blogger Sar said...

(Sorry, Strider, those deleted were my bad)

I found 2 more...

Green Day
White Zombie

5:28 PM  
Blogger Omnipotent Poobah said...

When it's enlarged I think I can just make out Waldo in his red sweater on the balcony just below King Kong.

What do I win?

6:38 PM  
Blogger Alice: In Wonderland or Not said...

Damn I thought i was the only one with the stones..

Grateful Dead or Zombies I can't really tell and I may be wrong.


Where are the answers? I hope you post the little arrows pointing them all out for the more obtuse of us.

11:07 PM  
Blogger Maine said...

Dude, I saw this smewhere else online and there's a whole slice of the picture cut off of the left side...

11:09 PM  
Blogger Tan Lucy Pez said...

I'm at a disadvantage here. I'd never get them all. But I did see quite a few, but then, someone else had already listed each one I found.

Please do post the complete list.

11:25 PM  
Anonymous m'bear said...

Nine Inch Nails

7:36 AM  
Blogger strider said...

maine...as far as I can see the whole picture is posted.

I must say I am sorry for not having the complete list yet. my friend who sent it to me promised me the complete list by last night and I only have a confirmed list of 72.

01. The Rolling Stones
02. The Police
03. Scorpions
04. Cake
05. Pet Shop Boys
06. Led Zeppelin
07. Whitesnake
08. Guns N’ Roses
09. Queen
10. Prince
11. U2
12. Gorillaz
13. Korn
14. Red Hot Chili Peppers
15. Smashing Pumpkins
16. MatchBox Twenty
17. 50 Cent
18. White Stripes
19. Eagles
20. Blur
21. Alice In Chains
22. Spoon
23. Radiohead
24. White Zombie
25. Scissor Sisters
26. Black Flag
27. Deep Purple
28. Sex Pistols
29. Blind Melon
30. Garbage
31. Green Day
32. The Beach boys
33. Kiss
34. Yellowman
35. Twisted Sister
36. Madonna
37. Cowboy Junkies
38. Iron Maiden
39. The Cars
40. Hole
41. The Lemonheads
42. Dinosaur Jr
43. Bee Gees
44. Seal
45. Black Crowes
46. The Doors
47. Nine Inch Nails
48. Ratt
49. Cornershop
50. The Postal Service
51. Skinny Puppy
52. Cypress Hill
53. The Pixies
54. Blondie
55. Jewel
56. Eminem
57. Crowded House
58. Dead Kennedys
59. Eels
60. Cranberries
61. Talking Heads
62. Pavement
63. Pink
64. The Cult
65. The Killers
66. Go-Go’s
67. The Roots
68. Phish
69. B-52s
70. Great White
71. Jane’s Addiction
72. The Carpenters

I will get back to you on the last 3 asap. are there any you got that are not listed?

I do think that some things leave themselves open to interruption.

8:00 AM  
Blogger nedhead said...

73. Great White (behind Yellowman)

10:17 AM  
Blogger Tan Lucy Pez said...

You already have Great White as number 70.

11:32 AM  
Blogger Sar said...

See here's the brilliance of my brother. He'll keep you guessing just so you'll come back to find out the last 3. He is the talent of Sound Destruction!

BTW, how did our mom guess NIN let alone know of their existence?!

3:23 PM  
Blogger Minka said...

Ok, the game is almost over, and I can´t find anything that is not on the list. The first thing I saw was led Zepplin-becasue my head is always in the clouds ;)

5:37 PM  
Blogger actonbell said...

This is a great game! I only came up with a few, but this is fun.

7:56 PM  
Blogger AP3 said...

Very fun! I got about 15 after a couple of minutes.... but I certainly can't come up with the last three.

11:01 PM  
Blogger strider said...

73. 311
74. D-12

one more to go.

11:25 PM  
Blogger strider said...

maine...i found the full pic here.

http://www.heavy.com/heavyopera.php

sorry i guess we were all playing with a hanicap.

11:30 PM  
Blogger strider said...

ps. the link even has a magnifying glass.

11:32 PM  
Blogger nedhead said...

yeah, I found that site too. Made things a bit easier.

9:20 AM  
Blogger tlm said...

strider- The official site at Virgin Mobile said there are only 74.

11:16 AM  

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